Megan Anne Holmes

Megan Anne Holmes

Adjunct Instructor of Evolutionary Anthropology


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2015

Selected Grants

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Function and Evolution of Jaw-Muscle Fiber Type in Primates awarded by NSF (NSF-BCS-1551761) (2016)

Taylor, AB, Terhune, CE, Toler, M, Holmes, M, Ross, CF, and Vinyard, CJ. "Jaw-Muscle Fiber Architecture and Leverage in the Hard-Object Feeding Sooty Mangabey are not Structured to Facilitate Relatively Large Bite Forces Compared to Other Papionins." Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007) 301.2 (February 2018): 325-342. Full Text

Ruff, CB, Garofalo, E, and Holmes, MA. "Interpreting skeletal growth in the past from a functional and physiological perspective." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150.1 (January 2013): 29-37. Full Text

Holmes, MA, and Ruff, CB. "Dietary effects on development of the human mandibular corpus." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 145.4 (August 2011): 615-628. Full Text